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) #2 of 42 Restaurants in Arbroath €€ - €€€ Seafood, British, Scottish
3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
+44 1241 877223
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like good Scottish food this is the place to go. The prices are very reasonable for excellent quality and very good service. It can be very busy at times so you may want to book a table in advance. We have never been...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food,home made with local produce. Excellent service,good value and nice surroundings.Deserts all home made and delious

Thank forkydave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today and had a pleasant lunch. We had lovely smokie soup with a cheese scone and both were delicious. Our mains again were really nice and well presented. The staff were extremely helpful and attentive during a busy lunch service. My only reservation...More

Thank Robert1991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on a Monday and were glad we had reserved a table. They were turning people away. We both had their signature dish, fresh flaked smokie in a cream sauce served in a pancake (not a crepe!). It came with salad on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a restaurant like no other. We were instantly made to feel welcome by Margo who showed us our table. We were given ample time to choose from the menu and the food was amazing. When our taxi said it would take an hour...More

Thank katieann2604
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We went to but n Ben last week for a meal , staff really friendly and meal was excellent,staff excellent and great choice of food

Thank calthain3
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Having walked the coastal path from Arbroath we popped in to ask if we could have the number of a local taxi firm which we were given. Once typed into my mobile the lady informed me that unless I was O2 I wouldn't get a...More

Thank Derek A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The design of this restaurant is very cosy and homely. The food is absolutely delicious and very reasonable priced. I liked how you get your main dish then your accompiaments separately for the whole table to share. Very good selection of accompiaments to choose from...More

Thank Kay P
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Had the misfortune to stop for a drink here after a walk along the cliffs from Arbroath. Made to feel most unwelcome, older female member of staff (perhaps owner) was rude and unhelpful. This will definitely be a no go area in future. Put an...More

4  Thank Lorna T
Reviewed 24 March 2017

lovely high tea, sweets as usual very good. I have been to the but n ben lots of times and hopefully many more.

Thank sengat233
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Bill F
Unable to access your website via trip adviser or directly. Would like to see sample dinner menus as we will be in Arbroath tomorrow evening Thank you Bill Forrest
28 September 2016|
Response from rumpuscat | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just got this. They have a new website but I'm not allowed to post it on here. Just Google it, you'll find it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Arbroath
  • Phone Number: +44 1241 877223